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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

In The News

Jan 18, 2018 In The News
CNN
The House Intelligence Committee on Thursday voted to release the transcript of its interview with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson, with Democrats and Republicans joining together in a move likely to shed new light on the opposition research dossier on Trump and Russia.
Jan 17, 2018 In The News
Buzzfeed
Rep. Adam Schiff, the lead Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called Bannon’s refusal to answer questions in the committee’s Russia probe “unprecedented” on Wednesday.
Jan 17, 2018 In The News
The Cannabist
Reps. Ed Perlmutter, Denny Heck and 29 other congress members wrote the director of FinCen to urge continued assistance for cannabis businesses
Jan 17, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
The federal government would provide $2.6 billion, for stragglers to finish positive train control networks by this year’s deadline.
Jan 16, 2018 In The News
The Cannabist
A bill introduced by Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter that would allow banks to serve marijuana-related businesses without fear of penalties from the federal government got a boost Tuesday from a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general.
Jan 15, 2018 In The News
Transportation Today
Calling back to the 2015 Passenger Train Derailment Prevention Act, a delegation of Washington state officials have written Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao regarding a provision that mandates safety efforts at high-hazard track curves.
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Jan 15, 2018 In The News
The News Tribune
More than 1,000 people celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Tacoma’s convention center Monday, where local high school teacher Nathan Gibbs-Bowling implored the state to honor the civil rights legend by fighting poverty and increasing equity.
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Jan 12, 2018 In The News
Railway Track & Structures
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) introduced legislation Jan. 11 aimed at speeding up the implementation of positive train control (PTC) technology that could prevent catastrophic human-caused rail accidents.
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Jan 11, 2018 In The News
The Journal News
Federal lawmakers from New York and Washington state on Wednesday urged safety regulators to force railroads to comply with a 2015 law enacted after a speeding Metro-North train went off the rails in the Bronx in 2013, killing four passengers.
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Jan 11, 2018 In The News
The Seattle Times
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Vancouver, joined the state's congressional Democrats in opposing renewal of a controversial foreign intelligence law that allows spy agencies to sweep up communications from Americans.